*NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, JUNE 22.*👇
💫CPP DRAGS MAHAMA TO CHRAJ
The Convention People’s Party (CPP) wants the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) to institute a probe into President John Mahama’s receipt of a brand new Ford Expedition vehicle from a contractor.
💫RETRIEVE GHc1.5M STOLEN MONEY – PAC TELLS RAILWAYS
The Ghana Railway Company has been urged by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament to be very serious in retrieving a whopping amount of GHc1.5 million stolen by a former cashier of the company, J.W. Myles, in 2006, possibly with interest.
💫2 DECODER THIEVES LYNCHED IN BEREKUM
Two suspected thieves who are said to have specialised in stealing TV decoders at Baiden, a suburb of Berekum in the Brong Ahafo Region, have been lynched and their bodies have been deposited at the Berekum Holy Family Hospital.
💫NDC CLEARS ABUGA PELE FOR ELECTION
The leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has finally slated July 9, 2016 as the date for the Chiana-Paga parliamentary primary, a letter signed by the General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has said.
💫EC TO EXHIBIT VOTERS’ REGISTER FROM JULY 18 TO AUGUST 7
Reliable sources have hinted The Finder that the Electoral Commission (EC) plans to exhibit the provisional voters’ register from Monday, July 18, 2016 to Sunday, August 7, 2016.
💫’IMPLEMENT FREE MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTHCARE AT ALL LEVELS’
A Technical Review Committee set up to review the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has suggested to government to implement free maternal and child health package at all levels.
💫40-YEAR DEVT PLAN NOT GUARANTEE FOR SUCCESS – NDPC
Director General of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), Dr Nii Moi Thompson has stated that Ghana’s 40-year development plan is not a guarantee for the country’s success.
💫GCCA WARNS OF POSSIBLE PLANE CRASHES AT KOTOKA
The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has warned of possible plane crashes at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) if equipment purchased for air safety control are not installed immediately.
💫ATUGUBA BLASTS AG OVER GITMO 2 DETAINEES’ SUIT
A five-member panel of Supreme Court Justices has lashed out at the Attorney-General’s (AG) Department over the manner in which it is handling the case in which the State has been sued over how the two Guantanamo detainees were admitted into the country.
💫SACK NATIONAL SECURITY COORDINATOR – OSU CHIEFS APPEAL TO MAHAMA
Nii Ako Nortei IV, the Mankralo of the Osu Stool has called on government to investigate what he calls an act of lawlessness by security agencies who demolished their property at Achimota, a suburb of Accra.
💫ABUGA PELE TRIAL: STATE ATTORNEY OUT OF THE COUNTRY – JUDGE GIVES SEVEN-DAY ULTIMATUM
State prosecutors have been given a seven-day ultimatum by the Court of Appeal to submit their response to an appeal case filed at the court by one of two accused person’s, Philip Apkeene Assibit, who stands accused of causing financial loss to the State.
💫COLLINS DAUDA CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED – NANA KONTOR.
Nana Owusu Kontor, the chief of Mehame in the Asutifi South District of the Brong Ahafo Region, has described the contributions by the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Alhaji Collins Dauda to the development of the constituency as very remarkable.
💫The National Democratic Congress has served notice that none of its candidates would participate in any debate organized by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) ahead of the November elections. starrfmonline.com
💫The Government of Ghana (GoG) through the Bank of Ghana (BoG) will issue a five-year Cedi denominated Treasury bond on Thursday, 23 June 2016. starrfmonline.com
💫Nana Aba Anamoah & Sandra Ankobiah start media training school. starrfmonline.com
💫President John Mahama has served notice to Ghanaians that effective July 1 there will be some major reliefs in electricity bills. Starrfmonline.com
💫Registration for boxers for Rio qualification ends June 23. Starrfmonline.com
💫Bechem United accuse Kotoko chiefs of ‘begging’ them to fix MTN FA Cup quarters. ghanasoccernet.com
💫Yaw Preko: It’s really sad to see Kenechi Yatsuhasi leave.
💫GAF, Samsung deny Ghana Premier League sponsorship reports. ghanasoccernet.com
💫Euro 2016: Northern Ireland join England and Wales in last 16. BBC.com
💫Lionel Messi became his country’s leading scorer with a superb free-kick as Argentina beat hosts the USA 4-0 reach Sunday’s Copa America final. BBC.com
💫Manchester United have made an improved £28m bid for Borussia Dortmund’s 27-year-old Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan. (Daily Mirror)
💫Wales forward Gareth Bale, 26, will be given a “contract for life” at Real Madrid that will make him one of the highest-paid players in the world. (Daily Mail)
💫India has successfully launched 20 satellites in a single mission, the most in the history of the country’s ambitious space programme. BBC.com
💫Facebook Inc (FB.O) has signed deals worth more than $50 million with media companies and celebrities to create videos for its live-streaming service, the Wall Street Journal reported. Reuters.com
💫 Samsung takes fight to Apple with mobile wallet strategy.
Smartphone leader Samsung Electronics has for years been a spectator as Apple built a services “ecosystem” supporting its products. But now, as the two develop the market for mobile payments, the Korean tech giant is taking the fight to its U.S. archrival. Reuters.com
*HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY*